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February 11, 2020

Boulder County Invites Residents to Caregiving Symposium — Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Event provides education and support for family/informal caregivers of older adults

Boulder County, Colo. - The 2020 Caregiving Symposium, hosted by the Boulder County Area Agency on Aging and partner sponsors Boulder Medical Center and TRU Community Care, will be held on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at the Boulder Jewish Community Center.

Boulder County residents who provide care for older relatives, partners, or friends are invited to this event. The symposium provides informal and family caregivers the opportunity to visit with service providers, enhance caregiving knowledge, receive support, and connect with each other.

  • What: Caregiving Symposium 2020
  • When: Wednesday, April 8 from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Where: Boulder Jewish Community Center, 6007 Oreg Ave., Boulder, CO

The Caregiving Symposium will feature an introductory keynote address with Jane Barton, author of Caregiving for the Genius on Collaborative Care – A Life-Giving Approach to Caregiving.

The event will include more than 80 local service providers and expert workshop presentations on topics such as dementia care, legal and financial issues, self-care, hard conversations about care needs, addressing caregiver grief, and technology for caregivers. The event will also have facilitated support sessions, on-site massage therapists (available on a first come, first served appointment basis), and raffle prizes.

Participation is $5 with lunch included in the cost. Register online at or call 303-441-1685. Registration will close on March 27, or when the event is at capacity. Financial assistance for respite care (substitute older adult care) is available. Please call 303-441-1617 to learn more.

For more information, contact Juliette Kershner with Boulder County Area Agency on Aging at 303-678-6116 or